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World Factbook

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Covers the following for countries around the world: maps, current issues, history, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Outside the Library

Subjects: Government and Law; Area and Cultural Studies; Economics; Maps, Atlases, Cartography; Political Science; Statistics
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)

Notes: Provides access to maps, history, geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military, and other information for countries around the world. The World Factbook is prepared by the Central Intelligence Agency for the use of US Government officials. Information in this source is provided by numerous government agencies and covers countries around the world.

Dates of Coverage: Current

Update Frequency: Annually

Print Equivalent: The print edition of the World Factbook can be found at the Science, Industry, and Business Library. For the print equivalent of this title, see World factbook (Washington, D.C.).

Format: Web

Output Type: Print